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Learn how to make amazing composite images using only your phone! Follow along with professional photographer, creative director, and Instagram influencer, Elise Swopes, as she shows you her techniques and process.

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Today we take you through the build out and photoshoot from our Island of Morel shoot.

 

We have delivered the most comprehensive and easy-to-follow retouching tutorial ever published. Master blemish removal, dodging and burning, and frequency separation. We’ll also cover how to retouch specific areas like eyes, hair, lips, and mouths.

Medium   |   30.5 Hours   |   30 Video Tutorials

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A professional photographer needs a professional workflow to organize and maintain their photo catalog. In this tutorial, we’ll teach you the foundations for developing a clear and efficient post-production process.

Easy   |   8 Hours   |   10 Video Tutorials

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We noticed that this image by phamily member Quintino has a cool Light trail that resembles a heart monitor’s pulse. It made us think, how could we add more of these to the image?

 

In Part 3, we tag along Chicago Photographer Grant Legan as he takes some awesome portraits.

 

One of the keys to great compositing is making clean, accurate selections and masks. Learn to cut out a variety of objects, from people and pets to products and logos. Master the Pen Tool, Lasso Tool, Channels, and more.

Medium   |   6.25 Hours   |   24 Video Tutorials

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In this behind the scenes video you will learn how to set up lighting for a full length portrait as well as a headshot.

 

This shoot was inspired by Rankin’s amazing series of lips holding things like flowers. I have always thought scarab beetles were beautiful and this was the perfect opportunity to feature them in a photo.

 

After Kat is cut out from her Background we then extract her Shadow to make it slightly visible under her. From here you are ready to place your subject on any Background you desire, whether it be a solid Color, another image, or a playing Card.

 

The most in-depth introductory photography course out there! Learn all about lenses and the fundamentals of exposure. See over 20 locations and photoshoots where we fuse techincal theory and practice.

Easy   |   14.75 Hours   |   75 Video Tutorials

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Join Aaron as he learns the art of mobile compositing from photographer and mobile editor, Elise Swopes!

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The key for this photoshoot was to match two different Lights consisting of our strobe matching to the light already underneath the bridge.

 

In this tutorial, we walk you through how to manually blend exposures using the power and flexibility of Luminosity Masks. You will learn to create selections based on light levels and then use those selections to paint detail back into your photos.

Advanced   |   3.5 Hours   |   10 Video Tutorials   |   Photoshop Actions Included

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Jump into the world of photo editing! Learn professional workflow and best-practices for editing within Lightroom and Photoshop.

Easy   |   4 Hours   |   24 Video Tutorials

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What makes a great photo? In this comprehensive series, we take you from beginner to post-processing professional. Learn to make quick, subtle, and basic edits then level-up to making an all-out fully retouched composite.

Medium   |   20.75 Hours   |   62 Video Tutorials

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Create smooth, vibrant skin tones with natural texture and details with Frequency Separation in Photoshop. Learn how to separate frequencies, edit the details and color independently of one another, and use our Photoshop action to work faster.

Medium   |   6.75 Hours   |   25 Video Tutorials   |   Frequency Separation Action Included

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Master the fundamentals needed to create beautiful composite images in Photoshop while we provide tips for both the photoshoot and for post-processing. Learn to match perspective, lighting, luminosity, and work with frame and element composites.

Medium   |   7.25 Hours   |   22 Video Tutorials

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Professional coloring can transform a good image into an unforgettable one. Learn to color correct, color grade, and add your own unique style. Help skin tones look more natural, enhance the colors in a sky, or create a classic vintage look.

Medium   |   5.5 Hours   |   32 Video Tutorials

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Removing a background can be one of the most challenging problems in Photoshop. In this tutorial, we show you how to remove a background, change background colors, remove unwanted objects, and make perfect selections of people and hair!

Medium   |   4.75 Hours   |   14 Video Tutorials

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Learn to realistically cut out and paint hair in Photoshop. Make quick selections using Select Color Range, make advanced selections with Channels, and paint in new, ultra-realistic hair with the Brush Tool.

Medium   |   4.75 Hours   |   18 Video Tutorials   |   10 Photoshop Brushes

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Blending Modes control how different layers blend, interact, and create a combined image. Join us as we go in-depth with each of the 27 Blending Modes to add clouds to a clear sky, make colors pop, and learn to sharpen an image like a pro.

Easy   |   3.5 Hours   |   39 Video Tutorials

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Learn to change the color of eyes, a piece of wardrobe, a product, or a background. One of the most useful and versatile skills to have in Photoshop is being able to change and manipulate color quickly and accurately.

Medium   |   4.25 Hours   |   18 Video Tutorials

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To create this fashion portrait we used a 3 Light setup and shot behind a pane of glass. To add a bit of Texture and interest to the glass we added baby oil (thicker than water) and lit it from behind.

 

Welcome to part two of our best-selling series Retouching 101-301. Expand on your retouching skill-set by mastering dodging and burning and frequency separation.

Medium   |   10.5 Hours   |   10 Video Tutorials

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